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Why work for Intercambio?

Intercambio is a great place to work! Intercambio is a dynamic, growing nonprofit in Boulder County that strives to bring English learners and community volunteers together in language classes to build skills, confidence, and life-changing connections. We provide a fun, challenging, engaging and professional environment that connects immigrants and volunteer English teachers, as well as donors, to our purpose.  Come join our team! 

Job Opportunities

Director of Development & Marketing

Reports to:    CEO
Location:       Hybrid, combination of work from home and in the Boulder & Longmont offices
Supervises:    Grants & Evaluations Manager (GEM), Development Manager (DM), and Marketing & Communications Manager (MCM)

This job is perfect for someone who thrives on personal engagement with donors and recruiting new donors, as well as leading a team and being a decision-maker as part of senior staff.

We know life is ever-changing, so we offer a flexible work environment allowing you to work from home and our Boulder and Longmont offices with flex hours. Even with fluid schedules, we work hard to create a supportive team atmosphere and build community.

General Statement of Duties: The DDM is a dynamic ambassador of the organization who works closely with the CEO, Board of Directors, staff and volunteers to strategize and execute all aspects of the organization’s development strategies, raising $1.3M annually (our $2.2 mil budget includes earned revenue). The DDM will be an inspirational leader with the skill, vision, and drive to lead the team to take this successful organization to the next level in major donor cultivation, stewardship, individual giving programs, corporate investment, foundation support, events, endowment, and legacy giving.

In areas of marketing, the DDM supervises the MCM and helps them collect compelling stories, create cross-cultural connections, and illustrate donor impact through fundraising appeals and newsletters.

Other department duties include event oversight and team management, speaking engagements, and leadership of volunteer fundraising groups. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, this individual will help move this organization from a local to national presence.


 Development Leadership Role

  • Strategic plan-Responsible for the development and execution of the strategic plan for fundraising and the budget and forecasting process throughout the year.
  • Major donor ($1000+ or a 1st time gift of $500+) cultivation.
    •  Ensure clear strategy and timeline for solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Outreach to prospective major donors, including identifying and building relationships.
  • Supervise fundraising events and oversee corporate sponsorships.
  • Represent Intercambio in the community with public speaking and other community event participation.

Marketing Strategy & Leadership for Development

  • Ensure that our marketing to donors reflects Vision/Mission statements and that our materials (annual report, appeal letters, etc.) are in line with best practices in the industry, as well as tailored to our donor community.
  • Oversee the creation of inspiring digital and print materials that are asset-based and elevate our participants’ successes.

 Manage and Supervise the Development Team Staff

  • Empower staff to develop and monitor short-range and long-range organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that all supervised staff have clearly defined roles, accurate job descriptions that reflect development program priorities and the resources to accomplish their jobs.
  • Hire, train, supervise and conduct performance reviews for supervised staff.
  • Assist supervised staff to develop teamwork skills, collaborative working relationships, evaluate development program plans.
  • Assist the supervised staff in attaining skilled interns and volunteers where needed.
  • Acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of supervised staff.
  • Assist the GEM with messaging, prospecting and funder meetings.

Board Engagement

  • Attend board meetings and serve as primary staff liaison to the Development Committee and participate in Finance Committee meetings.
  • Conduct one-on-one meetings with Board members to discuss and assess implementation of individual donor strategies.  Give them confidence and coaching. 

Participate as a leader on the Senior Leadership Team

  • Engage in all aspects of the Senior Leadership Team, including planning staff meetings, working with the strategic plan, staff policies and procedures and more.
  • Provide leadership for ALL staff as part of the Senior Leadership Team.

Required Qualifications

  • People/Leadership skills: Charismatic and fearless individual who easily attracts and builds authentic relationships with donors, foundations, and corporate funders. A leader who motivates staff, board and volunteers. Experienced in interacting with people of different nationalities. Engaged in a journey of growing in diversity, equity and inclusion, both personally and professionally.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit, human services, business or a related field (preferred) and 3 years of experience.
  • Technical skills: Excellent marketing skills, knowledge and experience. Writing and editing experience with a high attention to detail. Proven time and project management skills, a self-initiated worker who takes pride and ownership in deliverables. Skilled at using Office 365 applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) or the equivalent and donor databases.
  • Other: A willingness to work from home and the Boulder and Longmont offices. Passionate about the Intercambio mission.

Desired Qualifications

  • Technical skills: Familiarity with donor management systems like Salesforce and with nonprofit accounting practices.
  • Grantmaking skills: Proficient knowledge of grant process, funders and prospecting, and how to message our programs to funders.
  • Marketing skills: Experience with using email marketing platforms. Familiarity with the latest trends, best practices, technologies and methodologies in communications and marketing for nonprofit messaging and keeping donors engaged.
  • Education skills: Master’s degree in nonprofit management or CFRE certification
  • Other: Bilingual Spanish/English

Starting Salary Range: $75,000-$90,000 per year.  We have a formal, market-based compensation structure. Candidates who possess the required qualifications usually start in the middle of the advertised salary range. Intercambio also offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Group health, dental, and vision insurance (Intercambio pays 90% of the premiums)
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Simple IRA after 1 year with a company match of 3%
  • Funds for annual professional development

At Intercambio, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of who we are.  Read our Equity Charter here. We are committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment and strongly encourage you to apply if you have lived immigrant experience, are part of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and/or LGBTQIA community, are differently-abled, a veteran, or are of diverse nationality or religion.

We welcome your cover letter and resume at Please be sure your cover letter specifically tells us how you meet our qualifications. Deadline for applications – October 14, 2022.

Internship Opportunities

We have no internship openings at this time.

Contract Opportunity

Intercambio is searching for a software development team to design, build and maintain a custom platform and provide ongoing support to our CC English program. 

For details and instructions on how to prepare and submit a proposal, please see the Request for Proposals.